Imperial mobile - our journey

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Presentation by Saul Batzafin (Imperial College London) as part of a Mobile Apps and eReaders Showcase at the Centre for Distance Education, University of London, on 20 September 2012.

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Imperial mobile - our journey

  1. 1. Imperial Mobile - our journey
  2. 2. *Lisa*
  3. 3. Project timelineContract signature 24 June 2011Discovery day 28 June 2011Application installation 5 August 2011System testing 24 August 2011UAT 16 September 2011Live 21 September 2011Contract to live in 12 weeks
  4. 4. Stefan Tell
  5. 5. Requirements Locations - MUST Pocket guide - MUST Feeds - SHOULD PC availability - SHOULD People Search – SHOULD Announcements – SHOULD Blackboard – SHOULD Courses - COULD Friend finder - COULD Library search – COULD Alerts - COULD
  6. 6. Flexible requirementsLocationsPocket guideHelp finderWelcome weekAnnouncementsFeedsNewsEventsPC availabilityPeople SearchAnnouncementsBlackboardCoursesFriend finderLibrary searchAlerts We’ll keep going until we run out of timeiTunes U
  7. 7. The teamSpecialistcontent Specialist ICTdevelopers e.g. technicalEducation, Content Technology teams e.g.Marketing, Linux, DBAsResearch, (Lead: Comm’s) (Lead: ICT) Etc.etc. Central co-located web team – joint leadership/prioritisation
  8. 8. Roles and responsibilitiesLocations • Map - Dan Communications • Positions - Pamela CommunicationsPC availability - Saul ICTPocket guide - Emma CommunicationsHelp finder - Pamela CommunicationsWelcome week - Pamela CommunicationsFeeds - Saul ICTNews - Dan CommunicationsEvents - Dan CommunicationsPeople Search - Jas/Neil ICTAnnouncements - Pamela CommunicationsBlackboard - Vlad/Jonathan ICTCourses - Vlad ICTFriend finder - Saul ICTLibrary search - Fereshteh/Heather ICTAlerts - Heather ICTiTunes U - Dan Communications
  9. 9. Light governanceInitiation• WMB approval• PIDProject governance• Weekly 15 min meetings• Rolling action/issues listGo live• Formal RTP and change control through CAB
  10. 10. Change control The app was the control Got together every day Team agreed changes
  11. 11. TestingRange of devices – team of 5testersConstant release and testingImmediate feedbackIssues listFormal system testing and UAT
  12. 12. Delivery Tom Roberts
  13. 13. Location based services
  14. 14. Essential information
  15. 15. Dynamic feeds
  16. 16. PromotionAmani Hasan
  17. 17. Online Ads
  18. 18. College homepage
  19. 19. Web and Social Media
  20. 20. Face to face promotion• Added to Comms Freshers’ Fair stand• Mentions of Imperial Mobile added to senior staff presentations on first day of term to all new students
  21. 21. FeedbackDave Guttridge, The Photographic Unit
  22. 22. FeedbackFeedback from Students:• “I wanted first to congratulate you on the idea for the IC app! One suggestion: one very useful feature (from my point of view) would be to be able to check ones timetable directly there.” Philip Fol (Undergraduate – Natural Sciences)App store / Market place customer reviews:• Fantastic by Ali HB Like it :-)• Good stuff! by Very useful app that gives you useful infos when you have no access to your computer but only an iPhone in your hand!• Smooth running, location tool is brilliant, saves me having to carry a map with me wherever I go in order to get used to the campus.
  23. 23. Current focusroboppy
  24. 24. Work in progress • VLE • Library • Timetable • Print Services • Self service
  25. 25. Then what? Siddie Nam
  26. 26. Targeted• Audience specific versions of Imperial Mobile e.g. staff, open days etc.• More granular group based access to apps, content and alerts e.g. department or even naixn course based access.
  27. 27. Any questions?

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